Martin Fine Arts Club meets at the Ned McWherter residence

Martin Fine Arts Club meets at the Ned McWherter residence

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 8:02 pm

The Martin Fine Arts Club met Wednesday, March 2, at the Ned McWherter Residence in Dresden.  Hostesses were Mrs. Tom Farmer, Mrs. Scott McDonald, and Mrs. George Pritchett.  Key lime dessert and fruit tea were served in the sun room and enjoyed by twenty club members and two guests. 

Mrs. Bob Peeler welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order.  The collect was recited and the minutes were read by secretary, Mrs. Joe Exum.  A thank you note was read from WLJT public television for the club’s recent donation.  The treasurer’s report was given by Mrs. John Wall.

At the conclusion of the business meeting, Mrs. James Shore introduced Mr. Mike Biggs as speaker for the afternoon program, Tips for Spring Time Gardening.  Mr. Biggs is the owner and operator of Biggs Nursery in Greenfield.  The afternoon of our meeting was sunny and warm—his first tip—it’s still too early to begin planting—more frost is around the corner. He shared information on potting soil, mulch, water, sun, shade, planting times, best tomato, best sweet corn, Miracle Grow, etc.  Club members enjoyed looking at his beautiful pictures of flowers and vegetables. 

Members in attendance not already mentioned were Mrs. James Cannon, Mrs. Bob Cheeseman, Mrs. Donnie Davis, Mrs. Lowell Fields, Mrs. Tom Gallien, Mrs. G. T. Hall, Mrs. Michael Hinds, Mrs. Morris Liming, Mrs. E.B. Pritchett, Mrs. Lee Pritchett, Mrs. Sanford Truitt, Mrs. Fred Vowell, and Mrs. Phil Wade.

The next meeting is scheduled for April 6. Club members will travel to Trenton for a Teapot Luncheon at the Freed House and a Glimpse of Trenton Arts.

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